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Williamsburg in Clermont County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Charles B. Huber Farm

Clermont County, Ohio Freedom Trail

 

—National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom —

 
Charles B. Huber Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 9, 2017
1. Charles B. Huber Farm Marker
Inscription.
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Erected 2002 by Clermont County and the National Park Service. (Marker Number 30.)
 
Location. 39° 3.6′ N, 84° 3.835′ W. Marker is in Williamsburg, Ohio, in Clermont County. Marker is on West Main Street (Ohio Route 276) east of Tollgate Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 975 West Main Street, Williamsburg OH 45176, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Williamsburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Williamsburg Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); In Recognition of 200 Years of Freedom and Dedication (approx. 0.3 miles away); Williamsburg Township Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Town Square (approx. half a mile away); Marcus Sims - Huber Tannery Location (approx. ¾ mile away); Dr. L.T. Pease Home Site (approx. 0.8 miles away); Stepping Stone (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsburg.
 
More about this marker. This marker is one of nineteen sites included in the Network to Freedom program of the National Park Service.

The majority of the Freedom Trail sites
Former Charles B. Huber Farm across street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 9, 2017
2. Former Charles B. Huber Farm across street.
Marker is across the street and just to left of photo.
are not open to the public. Please respect the privacy & property as some of these sites are residential homes and businesses.
 
Regarding Charles B. Huber Farm. The lot across the street was once part of the farm owned by Charles B. Huber, stationmaster of the Underground Railroad for Williamsburg. In addition to secreting fugitives at his home, Huber hid them in the haybarn and cornshocks at this farm on the outskirts of town.
 
Also see . . .  Clermont Freedom Trail website. (Submitted on September 21, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 21, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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